Turbine Training Center Blog for Cessna 208 Caravan & Beechcraft King Air pilots
There's no doubt about it - if you want to be a pilot you have to be committed to the cause. There will be a commitment of time, of concentration, and, of course, there will be a financial commitment. You either have to purchase or rent a plane, and fuel itself is somewhat of a major consideration. There is one other cost, however, that is often not factored in when one contemplates getting their pilot's license: Aviation Insurance!
To those not in the know, it is often assumed that becoming a pilot is pretty much something the "good old boys" do, and that it is a closed fraternity. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth, and when it comes to FEMALE AVIATORS AND CESSNA 208 TRAINING, they are more than welcome to participate.
"There really are a number of people," Dale Wolcott, President of TURBINE TRAINING CENTER in Manhattan, Kansas, shared, "who don't know about the history of Female Aviators, even in the role of Military Aviation."
There is no questions about it - no one, regardless of what occupation they are in, actually knows how they are going to react to a stressful situation in their job until they actually encounter it. Most people, however, don't make their discovery at 10,000 plus feet, where a wrong decision can result in a nose-dive that creates a fireball when they come to a sudden stop! That, of course, is why FLIGHT SAFETY, SIMULATORS AND KING AIR 200 TRAINING is such an important issue.
"There are, of course, a number of advantages to using a simulator for training," Jason Wolcott, Vice President of TURBINE TRAINING in Manhattan, Kansas, shared. "Which explains," he went on with a smile in his voice, "why we utilize them here at TURBINE TRAINING."
Family and friends aside, have you ever wondered what the two most valuable things in your life are? If you are like most people, they are pretty apt to be time and money. And, if you are like most people, you go to great measures to try not to waste either one! That's why it is so important that if you are contemplating flight school that you know HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR CESSNA 208 TRAINING.
"There is no question," Dale Wescott, President of TURBINE TRAINING in Manhattan, Kansas shared, "that when you sign up for Cessna 208 or King Air 200 training you are making a major investment of both time and money. That's why that it is imperative that you do your utmost to get all out of that training that you possibly can."
There is no doubt about it - - pilots can spend a lot of time sitting in a cockpit. In the case of commercial pilots, when they aren’t flying they are pretty apt to have their routine upset by being “on the road” away from home, sleeping in strange hotel beds and probably often eating less than totally nutritious meals. And, we have found that even many recreational pilots find themselves spending the majority of their day seated, staring at a computer screen. Yet, so many pilots look as though they are in excellent shape, and we are now prepared to share THE ULTIMATE SECRET TO STAYING FIT AND KING AIR 300 TRAINING.
"No," Jason Wolcott, Vice President of TURBINE TRAINING in Manhattan, Kansas, shared with a chuckle in his voice, "CESSNA hasn't developed a Solar Powered Plane yet. But," he added quickly and a lot more seriously, "no telling how long before they will."
While this may seem a little preposterous at first glance, in reality it is not all that far fetched. I mean, it wasn't that long ago that no one would have thought that TURBINE TRAINING would be utilizing a Cessna caravan simulator and a king air 200 simulator to supplement their training endeavors. Yet, that is exactly what is taking place today.
One of the hotter topics right now in the Aviation World is the death of 43 year-old BRITISH AIRWAYS pilot Richard Westgate. According to the Senior Coroner for Dorset, Stanhope Payne, it appears that Westgate's death was the result of toxic fumes in cabin air. As a result, Payne has urged BRITISH AIRWAYS (BA) and the CIVIAL AVIATION AUTHORITY (CAA) to do something about the situation. The question is, should all pilots be skeptical of extended flying?